Models, Tools and Data

Core models as part of an integrated modeling framework


A general equilibrium model to assess China’s agricultural prospects and challenges up to 2030, covering national, regional and county level. More

Community Water Model

Opensource model to examine how future water demand will evolve in response to socioeconomic change and how water availability will change in response to climate. More

Global Agro-ecological Zones (GAEZ)

Detailed assessment of available resources to support policymakers developing national, regional, and global strategies for the sustainable production of food More

Global Hydro-economic Model

New tool to inform the design of cost-effective and sustainable water policy decisions More

Harmonized World Soil Database (HWSD v 1.21)

 HWSD is a global soil database framed within a Geographic Information System (GIS) and contains up-to-date information on world soil resources More


A model that traces land and water use embodied in production, trade and consumption of agricultural commodities. More

World Food System model (WFS)

The world food system model comprises a series of national and regional agricultural economic models. It provides a framework for analyzing the world food system, viewing national food and agricultural components as embedded in national economies, which in turn interact with each other at the international trade level. More

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